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English adjective: wry

1. wry humorously sarcastic or mocking


SamplesDry humor.
An ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely.
An ironic novel.
An ironical smile.
With a wry Scottish wit.


Synonymsdry, ironic, ironical


Similarhumorous, humourous


Antonymshumorless, humourless, unhumorous

2. wry bent to one side


SamplesA wry neck.


Similarcrooked


Antonymsstraight









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